Micah Goodman is a managing director and general counsel of Benefit Street Partners' commercial real estate business. He is also general counsel and corporate secretary of Benefit Street Partners Realty Trust, Inc. Prior to joining BSP in 2014, Mr. Goodman was an executive director in the transaction management group at Ladder Capital Finance, where his team was responsible for structuring, negotiating and closing commercial real estate loans. Prior to joining Ladder Capital, Mr. Goodman was a vice president at Credit Suisse and at JP Morgan Chase in their real estate capital markets groups. Previously, Mr. Goodman was a real estate and finance attorney at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP and Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner LLP. Mr. Goodman received a Juris Doctor from Cornell Law School and a Bachelor of Arts from Swarthmore College.